Rehoboth Commissioners Resume In-Person Public Meetings Beginning March 15

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The City of Rehoboth Beach will resume in-person public meetings beginning Tuesday, March 15. All city commissions, boards, committees, and task force members will meet in person, and meetings will be open to in-person attendance by residents and other stakeholders as well. City Manager Sharon Lynn says that she is comfortable returning to in-person meetings…

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Back to Work for Sussex County Council after Labor Day Holiday

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The Sussex County Council is back to work this week and will hold two public hearings on sewer projects during the morning session. One is the Marlin Cove Expansion near Fenwick Island – the other the Scenic Manor expansion in the Mulberry Knoll area west of Lewes. They will also revisit a change of zone…

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Governor Carney Closes Non-Essential Businesses

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Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, Governor Carney has ordered all non-essential businesses to close until further noticed. For a list of the types of businesses that are allowed to be open and those closed, visit https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/177/2020/03/Delaware-list-of-essential-and-nonessential-businesses-March-22-2020.pdf  

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Governor Issues Stay At Home Order

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Delaware Governor John Carney Governor Carney Issues Stay-at-Home Order for Delawareans Governor orders non-essential businesses to close at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the fourth and fifth modifications to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closing all non-essential businesses in…

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Sussex County Council Meets Tuesday in Georgetown

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The Sussex County Council will meet Tuesday morning in Georgetown.  The Council will recognize the Champion Cape Henlopen High School Field Hockey Team for their winning season.   Utility Planning Director, John Ashman will request to prepare and post notices for two sewer expansions – Cherry Creek Valley – off Camp Arrowhead Road in Angola and…

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UPDATED: Woodbridge School District Referendum Defeated

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UPDATED  3-12-19 – Voters in the Woodbridge School District voted against a current operating expense referendum with 754 against the measure and 641 for the referendum.  If approved the referendum would have raised the school tax portion of property owners taxes by just under $70 for Sussex County residents and about $84 for Kent County…

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UPDATED: Legislation to Raise Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco Products in DE Out of Committee

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UPDATED  3/6/19 – 6:15PM – Senate Bill 25 – which bans the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products to Delawareans under 21 years of age – passed the Senate Health and Social Services committee on Wednesday. The legislation is now slated for a vote before the full Senate on Tuesday. ============================================== UPDATED 2:30pm…

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Memorial Services Set for Lt Jason Faulkner, Sr

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Memorial services have been set for Tuesday, January 8 for Indian River VFC Lt. Jason Faulkner, Sr.  Viewing will be from 10am to noon at Mother Mary of Peace Church at Mt. Joy Road & Route 24 at Oak Orchard with the funeral mass following at noon. Last Call Services – Indian River Station #2…

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Delmarva Power Peak Savings Day Tuesday (8/7) from 1 to 5pm

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Delmarva Power customers will have an opportunity to save energy and money by reducing their electric use on August 7 between 1pm and 5pm.   An increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated for Tuesday. While the region’s power supply is expected to be sufficient to meet high demand, Delmarva Power customers are encouraged to conserve energy…

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UPDATED: Cape Henlopen Referendum Passes

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UPDATED – Cape Henlopen School District residents have approved spending $21.3-million to address growth and capacity issues in the district.  The State of Delaware will fund over $34-million for the proposed high school expansion for additional classrooms, offices, Sussex Consortium classrooms and cafeteria space and a new 600 student middle school to be located on…

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Wind Advisory for Eastern Shore of MD & VA Tuesday

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WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY… The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM to 8 PM EDT Tuesday. * AREAS AFFECTED: Eastern Shore from Chincoteague and Wallops Island north to Ocean City * HAZARDS: Strong gusty winds. *…

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